Monthly Archives: February 2016

13 Surprising Ways Nutrition Affects Your Health

13 Surprising Ways Nutrition Affects Your Health “Nutrients are the nourishing substances in food that are essential for the growth, development and maintenance of body functions. Essential meaning that if a nutrient is not present, aspects of function and therefore human health decline. When nutrient intake does not regularly meet the nutrient needs dictated by the cell activity, the metabolic processes slow... Read more »

Why You Need a Doctor Who Gives You Control

Finding the Right Doctors   Like so many patients seeking the best possible healthcare in today's modern system, you have probably — and likely more than once — sat across from a doctor who you know had no interest in listening to you and your concerns. Of course, as patients we are reminded that doctors... Read more »

10 Things that Cause Acne Breakouts You Don’t Know About

Causes of Acne Breakouts What Causes Acne Breakouts?   If you deal with the occasional whitehead, blackhead, or pimple, you’re in good company. Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. It affects up to 50 million Americans every year and approximately 85 percent of people between the ages of 12... Read more »

My Computer is Making My Eyes Hurt. What Can I Do?

Computer Screen Can Cause Eyestrain What is Computer Vision Syndrome?   If you are spending time in front of a computer screen or smartphone and your eyes hurt, you may have computer vision syndrome (CVS). Sometimes known as digital eyestrain, CVS can cause a variety of vision problems. While symptoms of CVS are usually temporary and disappear after avoiding use... Read more »

9 Reasons Revere Health Doctors are the Absolute Best

Revere Health Doctors are the Best What sets Revere Health apart from other specialty clinics? Our mission statement: Your Health Above All Else. This is our solemn promise to our patients. We honor this promise every day in over 115 clinics throughout Utah, Nevada and Arizona. You’ll see it in our adherence to our core values. We integrate them into every single... Read more »

Do I Really Have a Penicillin Allergy?

Answering Questions About Penicillin A Guide to Understanding Penicillin Allergies Approximately 10% of all adult and children in the United States have a reported penicillin allergy. This is increased to about 20% in hospitalized patients. However, the majority (over 90%) of people reporting an allergy to penicillin are not actually allergic to it.   Why is it important to... Read more »

Living Life to the Fullest with Multiple Sclerosis

Aaron Emory at the Game Sending Aaron to the Game In January, Revere Health sent Aaron Emory, a patient at Orem Family Medicine, and family to the BYU Basketball game against the Loyola Marymount Lions. In 2005, Aaron was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, an autoimmune disease of the central nervous system. The initial diagnosis was upsetting for both him and his... Read more »